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At one festival site, magic of the season

Bonnie DeBondt and her husband, Bill, brought their two youngest grandchildren to Santa's Home for the Holidays festivities on Saturday in Cloquet.

The children, Karsyn DeBondt, 7, and her cousin Ryken Robinson, 3, decorated cookies, climbed onto their grandparents' laps and sat rapt as "Magic Bob" made Christmas tree supplies appear from a cardboard chimney set up in the Wood City Motors showroom.

"We moved to Cloquet to be with the grandchildren," Bonnie said. "This is what makes it so special - to be able to do things like this with them."

The free cookie decorating and magic show was held...